Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Thornton brings his skilled hands overseas to developing countries.

Thornton, a cardiothoracic surgeon for the Christian-based Ocala Heart Institute, has been operating out of Martin Memorial Hospital for less than a year. In April, he and a small surgical team moved into the small town of Moshe in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, where he operated on two hearts a day, four days a week for two weeks.Read More